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Tideman, Ruth (1932 - )

AM, BSc, Bed, MWomHlth

Born
18 September 1932
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Headmistress and Educator

Summary

A council member of the Invergowrie Foundation, Ruth Tideman was Headmistress of Lauriston Girls' School, Armadale (Victoria) from 1983 to 2000.

On 26 Janurary 2001 Ruth Tideman was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to education as the Headmistress of Lauriston Girls' School and forproviding advancement opportunities for teachers and pupils through the Invergowrie Foundation.

Details

Events

18 September 1932
Born: daughter of Ac and N E (nee Boakes) Hansen
1956
married: A F Tideman, they bore four children (three daughters and a son)
1966 - 1978
Teacher in Adelaide and the United Kingdom
1978 - 1982
Deputy headmistress of the Wilderness School in South Australia
1983 - 2000
Member of the Association of Independent School's Victoria
1983 - 2000
Member of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia
1983 - 2000
Headmistress of Lauriston Girls' School (Melbourne)
1992
Member of The Invergowrie Foundation
1992 - 1995
Foundation chairman of The Invergowrie Foundation
1992 - 2000
Member of the Association of Australasian International Baccalaureate Schools
1996
Chairman of the Grants Committee for The Invergowrie Foundation
1997
Member of Secretariat Assist (USA) Scholarship Scheme
2001
Council member of Melbourne Grammar School

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.lauriston.vic.edu.au/lauriston.nsf/e660bdf37fab7eda48256890000e558a/876d989ac642a741482569f30024dbd6!OpenDocument accessed 28042003 and Who's Who in Australia 2002, p. 1836.

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